Community

Calendar: Fayette County

Charity and Volunteer

Liquor Barn Wine Tasting ­benefiting Lexington Humane ­Society. 5 p.m. Aug. 14. Hamburg Liquor Barn, 1837 Plaudit Place. $3.

Friends of the Arboretum 7th Annual Birdhouse Exhibit and Silent Auction. 8:30 a.m. Aug. 15. Bid on hand-crafted and hand-decorated bird houses for charity. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Free. (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

BMW Ultimate Drive ­supporting Susan G. Komen for the Cure. 9 a.m. Aug. 15. Don Jacobs, 2689 Nicholasville Rd.

Hawaiian Luau sponsored by Akielo Temple #128 Daughters of the Nile. 5:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Oleika Shrine Center, 326 Southland Dr. $15. (859) 277-6869.

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center Black and White Ball. 8 p.m. Aug. 16. Live entertainment, music, ­dancing, silent auction, open bar. Dress in black and white. Proceeds benefit Rape Crisis Center. The Red Mile, 1200 Red Mile Rd. $60 in advance $70 at the door. (859) 255-0752. www.theredmile.com.

American Cancer Society golf tournament presented by Bluegrass Oxygen. 8:30 a.m. Aug. 18. Andover Golf and Country Club, 3450 Todds Rd. (859) 263-4335. www.andovergolfandcountryclub.com.

Military Missions Trivia Night and Support Group Meeting. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Church at Tatesbrook, 3724 Appian Way. Free. (859) 509-4827. www.militarymissionsonline.com.

Dog Days of Summer at ­Dudley's benefiting Lexington Humane Society. 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19. 380 S. Mill St. $25. (859) 252-1010. www.dudleysrestaurant.com.

Clubs and meetings

Bluegrass Parrothead Club. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Racquet Club Bar and Grill, 3900 Crosby Dr. Free. (859) 271-7781.

Castlewood Neighborhood ­Association. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Grace Baptist Church, Bryan/Loudon Avenues.

NAMI Consumer and Family Support Groups. 2:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Meeting recurs every Sunday. Consumer and Family Center at Eastern State Hospital, 624 W. Fourth St. Free.

Standard Products Reunion and Family Picnic. Noon Aug. 16. Meet at Shelter 6, Jacobson Park, 4001 Athens-Boonesboro Rd., Lexington.

Fairs and Festivals

Woodland Art Fair. 10 a.m. Aug. 16, 11 a.m. Aug. 17. Woodland Park, 601 E. High St., Lexington. Free.. www.lfucg.com/parks/skate.asp.

Thursday Night Live! 4:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Cheapside Park, 251 W. Main St. Free. (859) 253-3233. www.lfucg.com/parks.

Food and Dining

Edible Gardening Club: Salsa. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. Free (donations accepted). (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Tea and Tweets. 11 a.m. Aug. 19. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $20. (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Tasty Tuesdays at Whole Foods. 6 p.m. Aug. 19. Event recurs ­Tuesdays through November. ­Lexington Green Mall, 161 Lexington Green Cir. Free.

Health

Healthy Lifestyle Principles Certification Course. 4 p.m. Aug. 15. Beaumont YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Cir. $30. (859) 219-9622. www.ymcaofcentralky.org/beaumont.asp.

Lexington Healing Arts ­Academy Open House. 5 p.m. Aug. 15. 272 Southland Dr. Free. (859) 252-5656. www.lexingtonhealingarts.com.

Foundations of Group Exercise. 8:45 a.m. Aug. 16. Beaumont YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Cir. $100 ($75 for YMCA members). (859) 219-9622. www.ymcaofcentralky.org/beaumont.asp.

Chi Gong Meditation. 9 a.m. Aug. 16. Event recurs monthly. Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Dr. Free. (859) 278-1813. www.goodfoods.coop.

Group Cycling Instructor Certification Course. 9 a.m. Aug. 17. Beaumont YMCA, 3251 Beaumont Centre Cir. $100 ($75 for YMCA members). (859) 219-9622. www.ymcaofcentralky.org/beaumont.asp.

Free Mercury Hair Test. 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17. Sierra Club Booth during ­Woodland Arts Fair. Woodland Christian Church, High St. (859) 252-3422.

Yoga Classes. 6 p.m. Aug. 18. Yoga Health and Therapy Center, 322 W. Second St. $60. (859) 254-9529. www.yogahealthcenter.org.

Better Eating for Life: Invincible Veggies. 2 p.m. Aug. 23. Class will teach how to plan daily menus and snacks to include more vegetables. Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Dr. $12, $10 for co-op owners. (859) 278-1813. www.goodfoods.coop.

History

History to Chew On Series. 6 p.m. Aug. 14. Event recurs monthly. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln. Free. (859) 225-4073. www.mcconnellsprings.org.

Lincoln and His Wife's ­Hometown, 1841-1850. Noon Aug. 15, 10 a.m. Aug. 16, noon Aug. 17 and 18, noon Aug. 22, 10 a.m. Aug. 23. Lexington History Museum, 215 W. Main St. Free. (859) 254-0530. www.lexingtonhistorymuseum.org.

History to Chew On: The History of Quilts. 6 p.m. Aug. 14. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln. Free. (859) 225-4073. www.mcconnellsprings.org.

Home and Garden

Home Builders Association of Lexington Tour of Remodeled Homes. 1 p.m. Aug. 23, 1 p.m. Aug. 24. $5.

Libraries

Central Library, 140 E. Main St.:

■ Plaza Perk Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. Aug. 13. Event recurs monthly. (859) 231-5530. www.lexpublib.org/central.

Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation. 9 a.m. Aug. 13-16, 1 p.m. Aug. 17, 9 a.m. Aug. 18-23, 1 p.m. Aug. 24, 9 a.m. Aug. 25-27. Free.

■ Databases Change Lives. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Free.

■ Jazz at the Library. 7 p.m. Aug. 14.

■ Movies on the Big Screen. 2 p.m. Aug. 16. Free.

Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Creek Dr.:

■ Résumé Assistance. 10 a.m. Aug. 14, 21, 28. Event recurs through Nov. (859) 231-5560. www.lexpublib.org/eaglecreek.

■ Computer Basics for Seniors. 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Event recurs monthly.

■ An Evening With Mary ­Lincoln. 7 p.m. Aug. 19. Free.

■ Eagle Creek Writers' Group. 6 p.m. Aug. 20. Event recurs monthly. Free.

■ Chess Mates Drop-in Chess Club. 2 p.m. Aug. 23. Event recurs monthly. Free.

Beaumont Branch, 3080 ­Fieldstone Way:

■ Magic Tree House Club: Hour of the Olympics. 3:30 p.m. Aug. 14. Free. (859) 231-5570. www.lexpublib.org/beaumont.

■ Beaumont Book Club. 7 p.m. Aug. 18. Event recurs monthly. Free.

Village Branch, 2185 Versailles Rd.:

■ Teen Reads. 5 p.m. Aug. 13. Free. (859) 231-5575. www.lexpublib.org/village.

Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr.:

■ Be a Guitar Hero at the Library. 6 p.m. Aug. 13. Free. (859) 231-5580. www.lexpublib.org/tatescreek.

■ My Memoirs. 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14 Event recurs monthly. Free.

■ Book Signing: Through the Eyes of Lincoln. 7 p.m. Aug. 19. Free.

■ Trivia Night. 6 p.m. Aug. 20. Free.

■ Diabetes Education. 10 a.m. Aug. 20.

■ Book Brunch Discussion Group. 9:30 a.m. Aug. 21. Event recurs monthly. Free.

■ Transferring Your IRA Assets to Your Heirs. 6:15 p.m. Aug. 21. Free.

Nature

Full Moon Walk. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $3 a person, $10 per family. (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Insect Safari. 9 a.m. Aug. 16. The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $1. (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Carnivorous Plants. 10 a.m. Aug. 22. Pre-registration required.The Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr. $7. (859) 257-6955. www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

Workshops and Classes

Attracting, Selecting and ­Nurturing Creative Workers ­Seminar. 11:30 a.m. Aug. 19. ­Commerce Lexington, 330 E. Main St. Free. (859) 254-4447. http://commercelexington.com.

Stites & Harbison presents ­Immigration and Employment Law for the Construction Industry. Noon Aug. 20. AGC of Kentucky, 950 Contract St., Lexington. $29 AGC of Kentucky members, $49 others.

Stites & Harbison presents Contract Documents vs. Consensus DOCS: Who's the Fairest of Them All. 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21. Commerce Lexington, 330 E. Main St. $25. (859) 254-4447. http://commercelexington.com.

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